Jesus was a Nazarite.
In Mark 14:22–25 Jesus indicated he took the Nazirite vow when he said, “Verily I say unto you, I will drink no more of the fruit of the vine, until that day that I drink it new in the kingdom of God.”
Scholars have puzzled why Jesus submitted to John the Baptist for baptism if he was born without sin. I believe he did so to purify his lineage from King David that the Jews had come to believe had become corrupted due to Roman rule in Judea. While on the cross, Jesus is purged with hyssop plant put in the jar of vinegar that has been prepared for what appears to be a ritual crucifixion, that has much to do with Psalm 51 authored by King David.
“Later, knowing that all was now completed, and so that the Scripture would be fulfilled, Jesus said, “I am thirsty.” 29 A…
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